(10/24/2011 1:54:00 PM)
There is a weekly poetry contest at www.nostroviatowriting.com It can be about any subject and any form of poetry is acceptable. Entry is free and you will be featured as the poet of the week and then put into the Nostrovia Poet Hall Of Fame where your name and writing will be displayed.
(10/17/2011 6:13:00 AM)
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Franklin-Christoph Poetry Contest
Franklin-Christoph Writing Instruments company holds a poetry contest.
Deadline: December 31st,2011. Entry is Free.
for more details visit: http: //www.franklin-christoph.com/Writing/PoetryContest.html
(10/15/2011 2:58:00 AM)
'contemporary writing from canada & around the world'
PRISM international is a quarterly magazine out of Vancouver, British Columbia, whose mandate is to publish the best in contemporary writing and translation from Canada and around the world.
PRISM Poetry Contest's Deadline January 27,2012
other Prism contests and more details: http: //prismmagazine.ca/contests/
(10/15/2011 2:56:00 AM)
Australian Poetry Slam National Final - Write A Revolution
The slam storm hits Sydney in November.
Sunday 27th November 5pm - Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay
Democracy rising in the East, hurricanes whipping cities, economies going bust, carbon tax, change, love, freedom, left, right- SLAM.
Why leave the debate to politicians and celebs? The Australian Poetry Slam empowers Australians to tell their own stories.
It's the hottest guerilla literary event of the year.
for more details visit: http: //australianpoetryslam.com/
(10/14/2011 6:53:00 AM)
2012 Split This Rock Poetry Contest
Split This Rock Poetry Contest: Poems of Provocation and Witness.
2012 Featured Poet Naomi Shihab Nye judges.
Winner reads at festival and poem published on website.
Postmark deadline: November 1,2011
(10/14/2011 6:53:00 AM)
Smokin' Words Poetry Contest
Deadline: November 1,2011
The DC Center and Tongue In Your Ear seeks poetry with the theme of 'Quitting Smoking' as part of The Great American Smoke Out November 17,2011. Cash prizes of $100, $75 and $50 dollars will be awarded to the top poems. Poems will appear on The DC Center's website and will be read at the SMOKIN' WORDS Spoken Word event at Busboys & Poets.
For more information about the event, go to the http: //www.thedccenter.org/blog/2011/10/smokin-words-poetry-contest.html
(9/9/2011 7:52:00 AM)
Introducing International Happy time Poetry Contest http: //www.facebook.com/photo.php? fbid=230904613627520&set=a.113865498664766.16792.113862481998401&type=1&theater
(6/20/2011 5:20:00 AM)
Fleeting Magazine's Short Writing Competition
Fleeting Magazine has teamed up with Stack Magazines to find the best poetry in any form (up to 40 lines) .
First prize is a year's subscription to Stack, a personalised monthly selection of the best independent magazines from the UK, Europe and America. Entry is £1. All finalists will be published.
Closing date: 30th September 2011.
For full details, and last year's winners, please visit: www.FleetingMagazine.com
(5/27/2011 10:37:00 AM)
Announces Its Eighteenth Biannual Poetry Card Contest
Deadline: June 30,2011
1st prize: $300 * 2nd prize: $150 * 3rd prize: $50
In addition, the winning poems will be displayed on our website sps.com.
POETRY CONTEST GUIDELINES:
1. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better.
2. We suggest that you write about real emotions and feelings and that you have some special person or occasion in mind as you write.
3. Poems are judged on the basis of originality and uniqueness.
4. English-language entries only, please.
5. Enter as often as you like!
POETRY CONTEST RULES
All entries must be the original creation of the submitting author. All rights to the entries must be owned by the author and shall remain the property of the author. The author gives permission to SPS Studios, Inc. to publish and display the entry on the Web (in electronic form only) if the entry is selected as a winner or finalist. Winners will be contacted within 45 days of the deadline date. Contest is open to everyone except employees of SPS Studios and their families. Void where prohibited.
HOW TO SUBMIT
Visit our website at http: //www.sps.com/poetry/index.html
(5/10/2011 8:35:00 AM)
ALDEBURGH YOUNG POETS COMPETITION
The Aldeburgh Young Poets Competition 2011
Open to all young poets living in Suffolk or attending a Suffolk school in 2011-2011 (4 - 18 yrs old)
Poems may be typed or hand-written
Each poem should begin on a separate page
Writer’s name, age (on 31st July 2011) , and home or school address must be on each page
A maximum of three poems per entrant
Poems cannot be returned so please keep copies
HOW TO ENTER:
Send entries to: Aldeburgh Young Poets Competition, The Poetry Trust, The Cut,9 New Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8BY by 31 July 2011
To encourage teachers to enter their pupils best poems, we’ve also increased the range of prizes:
The winning poems will be featured in a special edition of The Poetry Paper - The Poetry Trust’s very own newspaper (free copies given to the pupils’ schools) .
Winning poems to be announced on National Poetry Day -
6 October 2011 and will be promoted on local radio and television.
The successful writers will receive their prizes and perform their winning poems alongside a top childrens’ poet at the 23rd Aldeburgh Poetry Festival on Friday November 4th 2011.
A maximum of ten £20 book tokens will be awarded as prizes divided between the two age groups at the judges’ discretion.
The Suffolk Poetry Society will make the annual award of the Hardiman Scott Cup to the school with the strongest overall entry.
The prizewinning poems and a selection of other highly commended poems wil also be featured on the The Poetry Trust website and will be published in the East Anglian Daily Times.
This contest welcomes entries from individuals as well as from schools. Poems can be about anything and judges will be looking for those that show individuality and linguistic daring and are on topics that really matter to the writer.